Didrachm of Selinos with head of fox below selinon leaf

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Selinos

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.83 gm.

Accession Number

1988.230

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Fox head beneath selinon leaf.
Pellet to left and right.
Reverse: Incuse divided into triangles.

Provenance

By 1988: with Bank Leu A.G., Postfach 8022, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu A.G., April 27, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour